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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

October 12, 2021

U.S. Census and V Encuentro dovetail showing more Hispanics helping Church, community

With the results of the 2020 Census showing increased Hispanics in the U.S. populations, Hispanic ministry leaders also see more efforts to help the Church and the wider community.

October 12, 2021

Food assistance programs bring love of Jesus to feed the hungry, displaced

When it comes to feeding the hungry and homeless living in the region, the numbers are great, and the stories about what led people down these roads vary, but one thing doesn't change: efforts by Catholic Charities to provide care and compassion.

October 12, 2021

Texas Bishops meet for border encounter, celebrate the witness of Brownsville’s Bishop Raymond Peña

Texas bishops gathered in McAllen to see the border issues in person, as well as honor the life of Bishop Raymond Peña of Brownsville.

October 12, 2021

El Censo, V Encuentro: Hay más hispanos que ayudan a la Iglesia y a las comunidades

Dirigentes de la Iglesia Católica dicen no estar sorprendidos de que el Censo de los EE.UU. del 2020 muestre que los hispanos representen el 51.1% del crecimiento del país, aumentando al 18.7% es decir, aproximadamente 62.1 millones de la población de los EE.UU

October 12, 2021

Milestones: Midtown's Holy Rosary sees renovation; Prince of Peace celebrates 50 years of faith

Holy Rosary restores sanctuary pieces, while Prince of Peace celebrates its golden anniversary.

October 12, 2021

NGUYEN: The heartbeat of the Rosary

The simple but sincere repetition of “Hail Mary, full of grace” can effectively align our hearts with the heartbeat of the Author of Life and bring about an outpouring of divine mercy.

October 12, 2021

OCHOA: World Mission Sunday - Continuing the call the Apostles answered

The lovely season of Autumn returns, bringing with it the annual celebration of World Mission Sunday.

October 12, 2021

AUZENNE: Difficulties, joy and holiness in community conversations

In September 2019, a small group of parishioners at St. Ignatius of Loyola in Spring formed a group for people of faith who wanted to talk about race without fear or judgment. To guide their discussions, they studied the USCCB’s pastoral letter on racism, “Open Wide Our Hearts.”

October 12, 2021

COOK: The millstone necklace

The Gospels highlight many profound and personal encounters with people ensconced in what we call dysfunctional situations.

October 12, 2021

GILBERT: Respect life is more than birth and death; also in between

Like Joseph and Mary, we are all called to protect the lives of others and to defend them against evil and destruction. We are called to help our fellow sisters and brothers whom we live among.

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